Dead End is a 1937 American English-language Crime Drama motion picture featuring Sylvia Sidney, Joel Mccrea, Humphrey Bogart, Wendy Barrie, Claire Trevor, Allen Jenkins and Gertrude Valerie. The movie is based on Dead End 1936 play by Sidney Kingsley Norman Bel Geddes. The lives of a young man and woman, an infamous gangster and a group of street kids converge one day in a volatile New York City slum. Samuel Goldwyn Productions was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Samuel Goldwyn. Dead End is written by Lillian Hellman and Sidney Kingsley and it is directed by William Wyler. United Artists acquired the distribution rights for the movie. The film has a running time of 93 minutes. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. Dead End was made on a budget of $0 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Lillian Hellman. Cinematography was done by Gregg Toland and editing by Daniel Mandell. The music was composed by Alfred Newman.
Dead End Reviews and Ratings
Average Review Rating : 5.0/5
Positive Review Rating : 44%
Though well meaning it couldnt be more outdated and its take on juvenile delinquency more risible. ( Read More )
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